Dekalb County, GA Assistance Programs

Dekalb County Housing Assistance Programs

Our housing assistance programs include HUD, housing assistance, Section 8, subsidized housing programs in Dekalb County.

New Way of Life Ministries

3065 Midway Rd.
Scottdale, GA - 30079
(404) 934-3176
Services:This program provides a transitional housing facility for males 18 to 60 years of age who are looking to rehabilitate and re-enter society as productive, community oriented citizens. Fees are based on the client's ability to pay; minimum stay is six months, maximum one year. Area Served: Butts, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding, Rockdale Hours of Operation: Monday-Sunday: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Fees: Call for details ..

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Interfaith Outreach Home, Inc.

5200-A Buford Hwy
Doraville, GA - 30340
(770) 457-3727
This Dekalb County agency operates a transitional home for families with children that are homeless or recently evicted. Case managers also offer other supportive services while families transition to self-sufficiency. Access career counseling, job training, assistance in finding permanent housing, and other support...

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Initiative for Affordable Housing, Inc.

1434 Scott Blvd.
Decatur, GA - 30030
(404) 299-9979
The organization provides transitional housing and other guidance and support services. This includes permanent housing search assistance. Get help in locating affordable housing in single and multi-family units. Also get help in applying for emergency rental assistance...

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Bonner Brothers Transitional Housing

3317 Panola Road
Lithonia, GA - 30038
Transitional Housing...

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Dekalb County Food Assistance Programs

Our list of food assistance programs includes: food pantries, soup kitchens, congregate meal programs in Dekalb County.

Toco Hills Community Alliance

1790 Lavista Rd NE
Atlanta, GA - 30329
(404) 325-0677
Food/Clothing Pantry Area and Zip Codes serve:30033, 30324, 30329, 30341, 30345 Hours of Operation:Monday - Thursday: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm ..

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St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church

2560 Tilson Road
Decatur, GA - 30032
(404) 241-5862
Food Pantry Area and Zip Codes serve: 30030, 30032, 30033, 30034, 30316 Hours of Operation:Saturday: 9:00 am to 11:00 am ..

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Shallowford Presbyterian Church

2375 Shallowford Rd
Atlanta, GA - 30345
(404) 321-1844
Food Pantry Area and Zip Codes serve: DeKalb Hours of Operation:Tuesday - Thursday: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm ..

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Joseph’s Storehouse

6788 Rockbridge Rd.
Stone Mountain, GA - 30087
(404) 826-9316
Food Pantry Hours of Operation:Wednesday, Thursday: 9:00 am to 11:30 am ..

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Jewish Family & Career Services - Dunwoody

4549 Chamblee-Dunwoody Rd.
Dunwoody, GA - 30338
(770) 677-9300
Food and Career Services Hours of Operation:Monday - Friday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm ..

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I Care Atlanta

5879-B New Peachtree Rd.
Doraville, GA - 30340
(678) 615-3341
Food pantry and Job Placement Hours of Operation:Hours vary by program; call for details ..

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Hillside Presbyterina Church

1879 Columbia Dr
Decatur, GA - 30032
(404) 289-3092
Food Pantry Area and Zip Codes serve: 30032 Hours of Operation:Tuesday: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm ..

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Greenforest Social Ministry

3250 Rainbow Dr.
Decatur, GA - 30034
(404) 486-1120
Food Pantry Area and Zip Codes serve: 13 Metro Atlanta Counties Hours of Operation:Monday, Friday: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Wednesday: 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm ..

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Fulton Atlanta Community Action Authority

30 Warren Street SE
Atlanta, GA - 30317
Services: Offers food, clothing, financial assistance. Assistance with rent and utilities. ..

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First African Methodist Episcopal Church

2046 Richard Allen Ln SE
Atlanta, GA - 30316
(404) 241-5900
Food Pantry and Clothes Closet Hours of Operation:Wednesday: 12 pm to 1:00 pm ..

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Family Support Center

118 2nd Ave
Decatur, GA - 30030
(404) 378-6284
Food Pantry Hours of Operation:Monday Wednesday: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm ..

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Episcopal Church of the Holy Cross

2005 S Columbia Place
Decatur, GA - 30032
(404) 284-1211
Food Pantry Area Served: DeKalb Hours of Operation:Last Saturday of each month: 8:00 am to 10:00 am ..

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Decatur Cooperative Ministry

P.O. Box 457
Decatur, GA - 30031
Services: Food, clothing, financial support. Project: Provides emergency assistance with rent, mortgage, utilities, and groceries, as well as case management and financial clarification. Area Served: Must be a resident of Dekalb County. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ..

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Cords of Life

3013 Rainbow Dr
Decatur, GA - 30034
(404) 345-8877
Food Pantry Hours of Operation:Monday, Thursday: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Wednesday: 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm Fees: 30% of the gross income ..

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Briarcliff Baptist Church

3039 Briarcliff Rd
Atlanta, GA - 30329
(404) 633-6103
Serves free food seasonally. Call for details Hours of Operation:Thursday: 12:00 pm to 1:45 pm ..

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Dekalb County Clothing Assistance Programs

See our list of free clothing assistance programs below.

Lynda G. McSwain Center for Hope

1084 Woodland Ave SE
Atlanta, GA - 30316
(404) 627-7364
Services: Offer job bank and clothing. Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ..

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Dekalb County Health Care Assistance Programs and Clinics

Our list of clinics and healthcare assistance programs includes free and income based clincs: dental and medical, health care assistant payment programs, etc.

Southside Medical Center - Gresham

2578 Gresham Rd S E
Atlanta, GA - 30316
(404) 688-1350
Southside Medical Center is a leader in organizing, providing and supporting affordable health care and related services to the public through diversified business activities. Hours of Operation:Monday Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Fees: Sliding scale, accepts Medicaid, Medicare, private insurance ..

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Dekalb County Homeless Shelters and Homeless Assistance Programs

Our list of homeless programs include emergency homeless shelters, day shelters, homeless resources for men, women, and families. Free public showers, etc

New Way of Life Ministries, Inc. of Dekalb County

3065 Midway Rd.
Decatur, GA - 30032
(404) 934-3176
Provides substance abuse treatment and transitional shelters for males 18 to 60 years of age who are looking to rehabilitate and re enter society as productive, community oriented citizens. Minimum stay is six months, maximum one year...

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Dekalb County Various Assistance Programs

Below we list an array of other helpful resource programs we have found in Dekalb County.

WorkSource DeKalb

774 Jordan Ln.
Decatur, GA - 30033
(404) 687-3400
Services: Job Search Assistance.  Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ..

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Suthers Center for Christian Outreach

3550 Broad St
Atlanta, GA - 30341
(770) 455-3358
They serve zip codes 30319 and 30341. Hours of operation: Between 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM on Tuesday and Friday ..

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Serenity House of Atlanta Ministries

600 Main St
Atlanta, GA - 30058
(844) 473-7364
At Serenity House, we offer the opportunity for our residents to safely experience the transition from higher levels of care to re-entry in the community by participating in a controlled living environment. Hours of Operation: 24 hours daily Fees: sliding scale ..

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Recovery Consultants of Atlanta

3423 Covington Dr.
Decatur, GA - 30032
(404) 289-0313
Rehab Hours of Operation:Monday Friday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Fees: Sliding Scale ..

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Patron Helping Hands

1227 Rockbridge Road,
Stone Mountain, GA - 30087
(770) 755-1394
Hours of Operation:Monday - Sunday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Fees: straight fee ..

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Partnership For Community Action

3597 Covington Hwy
Decatur, GA - 30032
(404) 929-2500
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is available to all income eligible households in DeKalb, Gwinnett, Rockdale, Newton, and Walton Counties. This program offers a payment of $350 or $400 once per program year to be applied to your home energy bill. Follow us on Facebook to get updates about this program and other services. Due to the rising threat of COVID-19, Partnership for Community Action is taking precautionary measures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our staff and customers. Effective March 23, 2020, offices located in Gwinnett, Rockdale, Newton, and Walton will be closed. Our DeKalb County location will be open for document drop-off only. In an effort to uphold our mission, PCA will continue to serve our communities with modified operations. All Family Support and LIHEAP applications will be done through phone conference. Unfortunately, we are not accepting walk-ins at this time. Please call 404-929-2500 to receive more detail on program specific information. ..

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Oakhurst Medical Centers

5582 Memorial Drive
Stone Mountain, GA - 30083
(404) 298-8998
Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday,  from   8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday,  from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Fees: Sliding scale ..

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North DeKalb Senior Center

3393 Malone Drive
Chamblee, GA - 30341
The North DeKalb Senior Center is a federally funded neighborhood senior center located within walking distance of the Chamblee MARTA station in Chamblee. This center is designed for DeKalb County residents 60 years of age and older. The North DeKalb Senior Center offers a variety of activities for seniors such as chair aerobics, Tai Chi, dance classes, group trips and health and wellness classes...

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Lithonia/East DeKalb Senior Center

2484 Bruce Street
Lithonia, GA - 30058
Lithonia / East DeKalb Senior Center is a federally funded neighborhood senior center located just minutes from Lithonia town center. The center is designed for residents of DeKalb County who are 60 and older. Lithonia / East DeKalb offers a variety of activities for seniors such as sewing, arts and crafts, line dancing, chair aerobics, tai chi, group trips, and wellness and wellness classes. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ..

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Heating Energy Assistance Team, Inc. (H.E.A.T)

2167 Northlake Parkway, Suite 112
Tucker, GA - 30084
The Heating Energy Assistance Team, Inc. (HEAT) has helped low-income families and individuals pay their heating bills for years. Qualifications: Total gross yearly household income is at or below 60% of Georgia's median income level, Household has a member who is responsible for paying the heating bills. The person making the application is a U.S. citizen, qualified alien or permanent resident. Applicant has received a disconnection notice or needs to restore service (must provide verification). Referral then made to corresponding county's Community Action Agency. Once approved, a check is sent to the client's energy provider...

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Family Promise North Fulton/DeKalb

1978 Mt. Vernon Rd.
Atlanta, GA - 30338
(770) 609-5407
Hours of Operation: Monday Friday: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Fees: none ..

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Decatur Area Emergency Assistance Ministry

515 E. Ponce de Leon Ave.
Decatur, GA - 30030
(404) 373-2300
DEAM will continue to provide emergency assistance to their neighbors in need and refer them to community organizations that are able to find long-term solutions to their financial stress. Area codes and postal codes served: 30002, 30030, 30079; Parts of the postcodes that fall under DeKalb: 30032, 30033, 30307, 30317. Hours of operation: Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ..

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Clifton United Methodist Church

2918 Clifton Church Rd
Atlanta, GA - 30316
(404) 241-3388
They serve zip codes 30032, 30034, and 30316. Hours of operation: Between 10:00 AM and 12:30 PM on the 3rd Wednesday of the month ..

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Central DeKalb Senior Center

1346 McConnell Drive
Decatur, GA - 30033
The Central DeKalb Senior Center (CDSC) is for DeKalb County Residents, age 62 and older, who are active and independent. The role of the CDSC is to provide programs, services, and activities that promote health, wellness, social interaction, community engagement, education, and independence. Participants and the CDSC staff will work together to create a true sense of community. At the CDSC, we strive to provide a welcoming environment that promotes acceptance, appreciation, and inclusion of all people which is reflective of DeKalbs diverse population. Our commitment to embracing diversity will help to enrich the experience of all those participating. The mission of DeKalb Countys Office of Senior Affairs, to include the CDSC, is to enhance the well-being of the senior population by optimizing services on behalf of mature adults and their families. The vision is to create programs to meet the evolving needs of the population, use accessible and responsive service systems, treat its citizens with dignity and respect, and provide excellent customer service. The underlying principle of CDSCs programs and services is that of optimal aging. The purpose of the Central DeKalb Senior Center is to provide a welcoming environment where participants can engage, participate, connect, and enhance their quality of life. Our goals are to encourage independence, support community involvement, and simply be a place for people to enjoy...

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Dekalb County Assistance Locations

Government and Private Assistance Programs

Housing Assistance

There are many non-profit and government based organizations dedicated to providing housing and support. We find them for you.

Food Pantry Assistance

Food pantries, soup kitchens, food baskets. We find these local resources and list them.

Free clothing assistance

Thousands of churches and religious organizations offer low-cost or free drug and alcohol treatment as part of their missions.